Vocals / Piano: Freya Bryson
Cello / Piano: Kerrin Tatman
Violin: Tamara Kazziha
Aeyther is a Newcastle upon Tyne-based (UK) three-piece spanning cello, piano, vocals and violin, merging influences from contemporary classical, Eastern European folk, celtic, medieval, art-song and music for visual performance. Offering a truly unique, ethereal, atmospheric sound their work "won't be appearing on any plodding indie rock bills any time soon" (The Crack). Aeyther’s back catalogue of work includes theatre and film scores, circus cabarets, puppetry and walkabout street performance.
The band was officially formed in May 2016 following a commission from the Amy Johnson Festival to stage an evening of music in Holy Trinity Church, Hull to celebrate the famous aviatrix’s life - "Their ethereal and expressive songs and instrumentals ingeniously dramatised their stories..." (Rich & Lou's Loudhailer).
Following the concert the band has written a full theatre score for Circus Central’s ‘The Vampire Rabbit’ and improvised a soundtrack for an experimental moving image project as part of Channel 4's 'Random Acts'. Their street performances have ranged from Dunfermline Children’s Gala as Jungle Book-themed medieval bards and as characters from James and the Giant Peach, to Krampus demons as part of NewcastleGateshead Initiative’s Winter Carnival with Walk the Plank..
In 2017 Aeyther headlined Mother’s Ruin is Curious as part of Curious Festival at ARC Stockton, delivered a sell-out performance at Alphabetti Theatre, and toured a summer season with Tatwood Puppets, including Shambala Festival and Circus. in a Field, The band released their first studio album 'Into the Forest' in early 2018, made possible through space provision at SageGateshead and a successful Crowdfunding campaign.